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Other: Lumière frères 
Includes: Auguste Lumière 
Includes: Louis Lumière 
Active:  France
Two brothers Auguste Lumière (1862-1954) and Louis Lumière (1864-1948) are credited with the first public demonstration of moving pictures at the Grand Cafe on the Boulevard des Capucines in Paris with their Cinematograph on 28 December 1895.

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General reading 
Lavédrine, Bertrand, 2013, The Lumière Autochrome: History, Technology, and Preservation, (Getty Publications) isbn-13: 978-1606061251 [Δ
Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Chardère, B.; Borgé, G. & Borgé, M., 1985, Les Lumière, (Paris: Bibliothèque des Arts) [Δ
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Lumière Brothers
MM. Auguste and Louis Lumiere in 1895 at the times of the beginning of the cinema and 40 years later in 1935, MM. Auguste and Louis Lumiere photographed in the same pose. 
[L'Illustration (No 4836, 93rd year), p.299 bis] 
1935, 9 November
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Internet biographies

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Internet resources

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Institut Lumière 
The Institut Lumière is housed at: 25 rue du Premier-Film - BP 8051 - 69352 - Lyon Cedex 08 (Tél. 33 04 78 78 18 95 Fax 33 04 78 01 36 62). 
Auguste Marie Nicolas Lumière (Who's Who of Victorian Cinema) ... 
Louis Jean Lumière (Who's Who of Victorian Cinema) ... 

Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

• Auer, Michele & Michel 1985 Encyclopedie Internationale Des Photographes de 1839 a Nos Jours / Photographers Encylopaedia International 1839 to the present (Hermance, Editions Camera Obscura) 2 volumes [A classic reference work for biographical information on photographers.] 
• Capa, Cornell (ed.) 1984 The International Center of Photography: Encyclopedia of Photography (New York, Crown Publishers, Inc. - A Pound Press Book) p.311-312 
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Lumière Brothers.] 
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